Book Chapters

Remedies, HALSBURY’S LAWS OF HONG KONG (2d ed. 2011) (with Lester H.L. Lee).


Academic Freedom and Critical Speech in Hong Kong: China’s Response to Occupy Central and the Future of ‘One Country, Two Systems’, 42 N.C. J. INT’L L. 665 (2017) (with Carole J. Petersen).

Intra-Executive Policy Laundering: A New Look at an Old Problem, 41 N.C. J. INT’L L. 249 (2016).

Road to Nowhere: Hong Kong’s Democratization and China’s Obligations Under Public International Law, 40 BROOK. J. INT’L L. 465 (2015).

Academic Commentary

The Metastasis of “National Security” in China, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Aug. 6, 2015).

Does Hong Kong Need a Mayor?, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Apr. 1, 2015).

A Spectre Resurfaces: Chinese National Security Legislation and Hong Kong, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Feb. 12, 2015).

The International Law Response to the Hong Kong Electoral Reform Debate, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Dec. 10, 2014).

The International Law Case for Democracy in Hong Kong, OPINIO JURIS (Oct. 3, 2014).

Occupy Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s Constitutional Moment of 2014 Begins, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Oct. 1, 2014).

Crisis Averted? Foreign Domestic Helpers, the Basic Law and Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Apr. 13, 2013).

Of Pirates and Caymans: Lessons From the Privy Council for Interpretation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, INT’L J. CONST. L. BLOG (Jan. 26, 2013).

Old Wine or New Vinegar? The Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011, H.K. LAWYER (Oct. 2011).

Other Publications

Hong Kong: Race-Baiting the Judiciary, LOWY INTERPRETER (Feb. 9, 2018).

Who’s to Blame for Hong Kong’s Weakening Rule of Law?, CHINAFILE (Jan. 23, 2018).

Political Prisoners in Hong Kong: A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (Aug. 17, 2017) (with other contributors).

What Does Xi Jinping Intend For Hong Kong? A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (June 30, 2017) (with other contributors).

Can Free Speech on American Campuses Withstand Chinese Nationalism? A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (May 25, 2017) (with other contributors).

Beijing is Weakening Hong Kong’s Rule of Law. How Far Will It Go?, CHINAFILE (May 9, 2017).

Is Hong Kong on its way to Becoming Another City in the PRC? A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (Mar. 31, 2017) (with other contributors).

The Hong Kong Election: What Message Does It Send Beijing? A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (Sept. 7, 2016) (with other contributors).

Hong Kong’s International Law Problem, CHINAFILE (May 25, 2016).

Hong Kong Judges Under Fire: Do Critics Want Accountability “Watchdogs” or Political Rottweilers?, H.K. FREE PRESS (Mar. 17, 2016).

Beijing’s Televised Confessions: A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (Jan. 20, 2016) (with other contributors).

What is Disappearing From Hong Kong, CHINAFILE (Jan. 7, 2016).

A Partial Hong Kong Diary, CHINA RTS. F. (Dec. 21, 2015).

Shifting Ideologies Threaten Hong Kong’s Academic Freedom, H.K. FREE PRESS (Oct. 25, 2015).

The Future of Autonomy in Hong Kong: A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (Sept. 30, 2015) (with other contributors).

A Mockery of China’s Pledge on Rule of Law, S. CHINA MORNING POST (Sept. 26, 2015) (with Jerome A. Cohen).

Hong Kong Lawyers Must Speak Up For Counterparts Detained In The Mainland, H.K. FREE PRESS (July 14, 2015).

Has China’s ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Experiment Failed? A ChinaFile Conversation, CHINAFILE (June 17, 2015) (with other contributors).

Hong Kong’s Not That Special, And Beijing Should Stop Saying It Is, CHINAFILE (May 19, 2015).

Lone Fight, S. CHINA MORNING POST (H.K.) (Mar. 13, 2015).

Written Evidence to the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on the UK’s relations with Hong Kong: 30 years After the Joint Declaration (Oct. 2014), HNG0270.

Melancholy in Hong Kong, 31(4) WORLD POL’Y J. 97 (2014).

Hong Kong’s Protests are Not About the Economy, Stupid, DIPLOMAT (Oct. 3, 2014).

The Battle for the Soul of Hong Kong, DIPLOMAT (Sept. 3, 2014).

An Introduction to the Chief Executive Electoral Reform Debate, CHINA RTS. F. (July 2014).